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Overview of noun straitjacket

The noun straitjacket has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. straitjacket

(anything immaterial that severely hinders or confines; "they defected because Russian dance was in a straitjacket"; "the government is operating in an economic straitjacket")

2. straitjacket, straightjacket

(a garment similar to a jacket that is used to bind the arms tightly against the body as a means of restraining a violent person) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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